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Chamber of Mines opposes Eskom’s application to Nersa to recover losses

The Chamber of Mines opposes Eskom’s application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa for an increase in electricity tariffs to recover over R 66 billion in losses.
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Chamber of Mines maintains its stance on safety

Ensuring the safety of mining industry colleagues must be the industry’s upper most priority, says the Chamber of Mines.
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Fall of ground safety incidents under the spotlight

The South African Chamber of Mines notes that joint industry efforts have focused on most intensively on fall of ground safety incidents over the past several years.
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Strategising the future of coal in South Africa

Coal has become a very controversial topic in recent times but remains an important commodity that still has a key role to play in the development of the economy in South Africa as well...

South Africa High Court ruling: Once empowered, always empowered

The High Court of South Africa (Gauteng Division) has issued a declaratory order which recognises the continuing consequences of previous BEE ownership transactions – or more simply put – agrees to and acknowledges a...

Chamber of Mines shocked by violent deaths of Modikwa miners

The Chamber of Mines is deeply shocked and saddened by the violent deaths of Modikwa mine employees who were burnt to death when the bus they were travelling in on 2 April was set...
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Sibanye-Stillwater launches DigiMine at Wits

To celebrate the launch of the Digital Mining Laboratory sponsored by Sibanye-Stillwater at the University of the Witwatersrand later this month, the Wits Mining Institute will host a seminar on 26 and 27 March...

Mining Charter interpretation could face delay following new court application

Resolution on the Mining Charter and its interpretation could face delays following a new court application which seeks to declare the charter "unconstitutional and void". Mining law specialist Malan Scholes Attorneys has lodged an application to...

Chamber of Mines: Eskom clearing account could cripple mining sector further

The Chamber of Mines has voiced its strong opposition to Eskom’s R22 billion Regulatory Clearing Account (RCA) application to the National Electricity Regulator of SA (Nersa) in respect of 2013/14. This application is over and...

DMR: Marginal improvement in SA mining health and safety statistics in 2015

The Department of Mineral Resources’ (DMR) minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Thursday announced South Africa’s 2015 mining health and safety statistics which were an improvement on 2014, but only marginally. 77 fatalities were reported in 2015,...